the directory

Your regularly-updated guide to everything from youth services to community arts organisations, online directories and databases and professional development facilities. This list is by no means exhaustive, but f you're looking to get involved with the community, to seek help or to develop your professional skills, this is a good place to start!

youth services

city of darwin youth advisory council

A dedicated group of young people who advise the City of Darwin work to make Darwin a more exciting and inclusive place for young people. The perfect place to raise any issues or ideas you have for the City of Darwin.

NT department of youth affairs

The Office of Youth Affairs is a central co-ordination agency within the Department of the Chief Minister. 

chief minister's round table of young territorians

The Chief Minister's Round Table of Young Territorians (Round Table) is a direct communication avenue between young Territorians and the Northern Territory Government. The Round Table consists of 16 members who are aged 15 to 25 years who are appointed yearly. 

multicultural youth nt (mynt)

MyNT is a youth-for-youth organisation that seeks to unify and build the capacity of young Territorians to be active members of their community.

headspace darwin

headspace Darwin is a youth friendly health service in Casuarina offering free services for general health, mental health and wellbeing and assistance in accessing education and employment and alcohol and other drug services. 

ymcA TOP end

The YMCA of the Top End is a community based charity that delivers programs and services to help build strong people, strong families and strong communities across the Northern Territory.

midnight basketball

Dinner, life skills workshops and tournament basketball games on Saturday nights - providing a fun, safe and motivating environment for young people.

ARTS & music


The Darwin Fringe is an open-access, community-driven arts festival that runs annually in July featuring art, music, film and performance. check out the 2016 ...


A Darwin based youth arts company providing a number of development and ensemble programs, theatre seasons and festivals.


NTMS provides instrumental, ensemble and choral tuition, music education services, support, events and programs to NT Government Schools.


Happy Yess is a not-for-profit arts organisation and music venue that exists to support local original Darwin music and art.


Turn It Up is a collaboration between Off The Leash Inc., City of Darwin Youth Services and City of Palmerston Youth Services, to produce a youth quarterly mag targeted at young people living in the Top End.



Midnight Basketball is always looking for motivated people to help deliver their life-changing basketball and life-skills tournaments for young people.